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MSNBC
Dec 5, 2012 10:00pm EST
to talk about the fiscal cliff, raising tax rates on the richest americans for them is still off the table. >> the revenues on the table are coming from, guess who? the rich. there are ways to limit deductions, close loopholes, and have the same people pay more of their money to the federal government without raising tax rates, which we believe will harm our economy. if the president doesn't agree with our proposal and our outline, i think he's got an obligation to send one to the congress. a plan that can pass both chambers of congress. >> joining me now is former vermont governor howard dean and msnbc's krystal ball. governor dean, our treasury secretary is a very careful speaker. when asked if they're prepared to go off the cliff, his first word was absolutely. there was nothing, nothing could be more clear that this administration means what they say about getting what they want at this point. >> yeah. the only problem is -- this is a little initially going to team like heresy, the truth is everybody needs to pay more taxes, not just the rich. that's a good start. we won't get ou
MSNBC
Dec 11, 2012 7:00pm PST
fast. he cites a number of things including the fiscal tax -- sorry. the fiscal cliff looming ahead of republicans and the sort of begrudging view towards reality that the tax rates are going to rise. he talks about marco rubio and paul ryan and offering a vision for the gop. but at the end of the day, marco rubio has said i don't want to pursue comprehensive immigration reform. and look -- >> let's be honest here. >> go ahead. marco rubio said he's not so sure science is a form of evaluating how old the earth is. gave me a break here. you can put lipstick on a pig, it doesn't change the pig. these guys are trying to dress themselves up and avoid talking about the issues. as long as they nominate people like todd aiken and richard murdo murdoch, they're not going to avoid these issues. and as long as they have primary voters who make mitt romney, as they called himself a severe conservative. he was severe all right. they can't win. they can win if they change hemss. they got to stop beating up on gays. stop beating up on immigrants. stop beating up on muslims, and understand what am
MSNBC
Dec 12, 2012 10:00pm PST
to raise income tax rates on people who earn more than $250,000 per year to avoid the fiscal cliff and reduce the deficit. today, rush limbaugh after searching for and failing to find a way out for republicans on the fiscal cliff dilemma found himself making the point that i made five months ago on this program at this desk. for some reason, rush failed to give me credit for what he told his audience today. >> so we go over the cliff. everybody's rates go up. here comes obama in the white hat on the whitehorse to save the day. he is going to propose, guess what? tax cuts for the middle class and, thereby, take the issue away from the republicans. tax cuts for the rich they will own. somebody needs to explain to me what is the benefit to obama in letting the republicans out of the trap of going over the cliff? i think going over the cliff is the most attractive option obama has. >> crystal, you can learn it from rush limbaugh on 12-12-12 or you could have learned it from me this summer. >> i learned it from you this summer. >> there you go. he is finally catching on. he finally gets
MSNBC
Dec 12, 2012 7:00pm PST
thursday through sunday. >>> coming up, who isn't talking about the fiscal cliff? well, the tea party. later in the rewrite, why abraham lincoln spoils the never raised taxes argument for republicans. that's coming up >>> what hillary clinton said tonight about running for president. >>> later, we will have a very special update about the kind fund. zeebox would be some sort of fancy, french mustard. just like adding fancy mustard to a hotdog makes you go "woah!," zeebox adds video, info, and playalongs to spice up your favorite shows. download zeebox free and say "woah" every time you watch tv. anyone have occasional constipation, diarrhea, gas, bloating? yeah. one phillips' colon health probiotic cap each day helps defend against these digestive issues with three strains of good bacteria. approved! [ phillips' lady ] live the regular life. phillips'. military families face, we understand. at usaa, we know military life is different. we've been there. that's why every bit of financial advice we offer is geared specifically to current and former military members and their families. [ laughs ] dad! dad! [ applause ] ♪ [ male announcer ] life brings obstacles. usaa
MSNBC
Dec 10, 2012 10:00pm PST
republican alive who could stop what's going to happen. >> with the fiscal cliff just 22 days away. >> we're down to the final three weeks. >> the president is on the move. >> i'm willing to compromise a little bit. >> president obama on the ground in michigan. >> i will work with republicans. >> delivering a speech at an engine manufacturing plant. >> i'm willing to compromise a little bit. >> i'm willing to compromise a little bit. >> they are ready to make a deal. >> they are ready to make a deal on tax rates. >> republicans know that they have to give on taxes. >> i don't think there's a republican alive who can stop what is happening. >> senator corker has nailed this one. >> the leverage is going to shift. >> you have to have leverage. >> we don't have the leverage. the power isn't there. >> could a secret meeting seal the deal when it come to the fiscal cliff? the white house says it can happen. >> president obama and speaker boehner sit down at the white house. >> their first one on one in three weeks. >> the heavy lifting is going to have to happen this week. >> if this we
Search Results 0 to 9 of about 10 (some duplicates have been removed)